A breed of cattle originating in Normandy, with black and some brown patches on a white background, kept for both milk and beef; an animal of this breed.
Designating or relating to the Normande breed of cattle.
1920s. From French normande, feminine of normand, in vache normande.
As postpositive. Of a dish: prepared in the traditional Normandy style, with a buttery or creamy sauce.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Galaxy Magazine. From French normande, feminine of normand, in sole normande, sauce normande, etc.